In our previous article on deciding between traditional automotive paint and a vinyl wrap, we leaned towards vinyl wraps as it offered a removable option while providing added protection to your car’s finish. Though it may sound as the ideal option, it may not be the best method in all scenarios. Here we take a look at some of the pros and cons when it comes to vinyl pinstriping and whether you should opt for the more permanent route of traditional paint pinstriping.
Known as the ‘Pencil Specialist’, automotive artist Ed Tillrock has spent his whole life mastering this graphite medium. With a career spanning over 40 years in creating architectural renderings and a passion for all things automotive, it was only a matter of time before the two paths merged. And when they did, we’re treated to some of the most incredible pieces of automotive art we have ever seen. Though Ed had also created pieces in other mediums such as oil and water, his pencil drawings are what set him apart. Treating his pencil sketches like oil paintings and taking inspiration from photographs he has taken, Ed’s pencil drawings convey a style with more emotion and feeling than can be captured with a camera. Below we take a look at 7 of his incredible pieces.
So you have made the decision to upgrade the finish of your
car. Whether it is because your current paint is badly damaged from all the
road grime, sun, and dirt or you simply had the sudden urge to change the
color, you now are faced with the decision of coating the car with traditional
automotive paint or applying a vinyl wrap. Both processes has their pros and
cons and we take a deeper look into answering some misconceptions before you
ultimately decide which one is right for you.